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donations and home owners will not be able to deduct their interest, and this area, nobe. north oakland, berkeley and emeryville. >> one business owner says the name nobe may be young and new and fresh but the old name is fine. residents would like this area to remain the golden gate district of north oakland. >> amelia has lived in the north oakland house for 30 years. >> this is a long-standing north oakland community being swallowed up by real estate agents. reporter: she does not like the idea that real estate agents and brokers are selling her neighborhood as nobe. north oakland, berkeley, and emeryville, she says it's a plan to sanitize the year and boast prices. >> we're being a pawn right now in this game of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland as only the bad news they see at shootings. >> five shootings in oakland on saturday that left one person dead does nothing for oakland's identity as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change just reflects the revitalization of this area of the city. new restaurants, easy access to transportation, and old
condition. >>> police are investigating two separate shootings on the same street in east oakland. that first one happened about 7:00 on the 9100 block of international boulevard. a woman was walking to the store when she was struck and kill wood you a stray bullet -- killed by a stray bullet. she died at the scene. so far, police they've not found the gunman. >>> another person was shot two and a half hours later, just five blocks away. one person was hurt. he managed to drive himself to a nearby police station. he's being treated at the hospital and is expected to survive. >>> an oakland gun buyback program is starting to gain steam and is being fueled in part by a pot club owner looking to hand over cash. new at noon, brian flores is live in oakland with more. >> reporter: hi, mike. it could be the tragedy in connecticut or the buy back program. we understand that more guns today were turned in. on this table are military rifles, hunting rifles. these were once in the hands of people in the streets of oakland but now they are not. >> i mean, i have fixed mealings. on one hand,
a million visitors each year. >>> north oakland neighborhood may get a new image with a new name. real estate agents are selling the area as north oakland berkeley emeryville. not everyone welcomes the change. >> scott and laura moved into this area of north oakland with some realtors referred to refer to as noby. >> there is regional shopping around and lots of people walking. >> she loves north oakland. she has lived at this memo for 30 years. >> this is a longstanding north oakland community that is being swallowed up by real estate agents. >> she does not like the idea that real estate agents are selling her neighborhood as boby. she says its plan to sanitize an area of oakland to boost home prices. >> it feels like we are in a pawn of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland. >> five shootings on oakland does nothing for oakland as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change reflects the revitalization of the city. new restaurants and old sturdy homes are attracting new families. he likes the name noby. he is selling this home in emeryville for $849,000
tonight to protect funding for the job center. funding for the west oakland job resource center has come into question amid controversy over plans to put up aloom nateed billboards -- illuminated billboards. those boards were to bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to help with the center. >>> you can expect periodic lane closures near the toll plaza on the bay bridge from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. over the next six months. officials say the lane closures are needed to work on the toll plaza including paving and replacing some of the crashed cushions. the east span is due to even to traffic in -- to open to traffic in december. >>> let's check in with sal. welcome back. >> thank you. >> how is traffic? >> well, we're had a -- well, we've had a couple of stalled vehicles. the metering lights will get switched on low after there's a few stalled vehicles. a 30-minute delay if you are waiting to get on the bridge itself. another 20 minutes or maybe 10 to 15 on the span itself. we're looking at the better part of an hour getting into san francisco unless you are in the carpool lan
chase and then gave up. >> if anyone could straighten out the terrible problem that oakland has, he can. >> oakland calls in reinforcements. the tough cop they've hired as a consultant and what he plans to do right away to get a handle on crime. >> my own mom had christmas dinner told me do not raise my taxes. >> the bay area's newly elected congressman getting plenty of advice on his way to washington. what he says he can teach the old guard about compromise. >> new at 10, a police officer arrives home to find he's become a crime victim. three burglars caught in the act of stealing the policeman's guns. christin ayers on what happened next. >> reporter: police say burglaries in this area have become so widespread that even cops have become targets. >> we do have a lot of law enforcement folks that live in our city. they are the victims of burglaries. >> reporter: most recently last night. three burglars already ransacking a police officer ice home here in southeast ann tee job when the officer came home. >> interrupted the burglary and three subjects fled out of the back of the home. >
people were shot to death in the 800 block of mead avenue in west oakland. then at about 2:30, one person was killed in a stabbing on walnut street in the seminary area of oakland. police are investigating the possibility that the killings are related. >>> the chp pulled a bmw over for speeding in oakland last night but when officers walked toward the car the driver took off. a minute later crashed into a lincoln continental at the 98th avenue on-ramp to i-580. someone in the back seat of the lincoln was killed. the bmw's driver was caught shortly after taking off. >>> a shooting now under investigation at an east bay bart station. the 18-year-old victim is expected to recover. he was shot in the parking lot at the pittsburg-bay point station just before 7:00 last night. at this time, they don't have any suspects. the shooting and investigation caused some major delays though for bart riders. >>> gunfire from police hit the suspect at an el cerrito gas station. it happened last night just after 6:30. police say they came across a man pistol whipping a woman at a chevron station at
: they two, dan. thank you -- and >>> three people were killed in oakland overnight - as crime in that city soars. there have been 130 homicides in oakland so far - which is more than all of 20-11. tonight - grant lodes is standing by - with more on how the homicide numbers compare to other big cities. but first - j-r stone is here with more on the oakland violence. >> reporter: just yesterday the oakland chief of police and. jean quan spoke about the initiatives. to address the crime but here we go again. this morning, there were two men aboard gunned down shot multiple times at point-blank. these two men -- were gunned down at this region that is known for gun and drug violence. also, there were spacewoman that was found with a stab wounds and a man had a stab marks on his hands. we are going to deal with this crime scene that is escalating. and there are major challenges and oakland were all eyes are on the police department. >> we are going to try to help with these troubles .... it is the lack of confidence on the part of the public that the police department is not capable of dealing
i need one of those cards right now. it is warm enough for some records. oakland airport was 66. the previous record was 65. it broke its record by 1 degree. downtown oakland by the way was 70 degrees. 71 in santa roughy saw and -- in santa rosa. 66 in san francisco. near 70 degrees in redwood city and head out toward antioch and it was 62 degrees. definitely a mild day, and we had beautiful sunsets. this one was posted to my facebook page from albany hill and it was a gorgeous sunset as you can see there. we will check out live doppler 7hd and show you what it looks like from that perspective. we have our own radar, and it will be tracking rain by the middle of this week. thases when you will need the umbrellas. clear and chilly in the valleys. sunny and mild for your monday. rain tuesday heading into wednesday. here is a look at your morning lows. the coldest locations will be in the wind sheltered valley. 37 in knop paw. napa. 39 in concord. it is chilly down toward san jose, 45 degrees. when you head out the door make sure you grab a coat or jacket. it will be under clear s
and if passed, and they say employment is key to reducing violence in oakland but funding for the resource center has come into question in opposition they have put up illuminated billboard but they may vote to cut the amount of medical marijuana that patients are allowed to have. >>> they scrapped current three pounds of dry levels of marijuana. with 12 immature plants and 8 ounces per patient. >>> they are holding one more community meeting in their search for the next police chief. it is the last of four. they would lining to see he is retiring after more than two years. it will be on the south side on cuddle road. >>> you can expect periodic lane closures until 5:00 a.m. over the next six months. the prints new eastern plan that is right. >> i was thinking about the bridge, let's look at what we have now. 6:07 you can see traffic is backed up to the end of that marking lot area -- parking lot area and 6:15 is when they turn on those metering lights and you start getting a backup and of course it will be lighter and traffic does look good getting on to the high-rise and the frost foste
to take six months. >>> workers at the port of oakland voted to ratify new four year contract cost of living raise and signing bonus. labor and management have been bargaining since last summer. the contract goes to the board of port commissioners for approval now. >>> there are various demonstrations planned across the country today to call on congress and the white house to come up with agreement to avoid so-called fiscal cliff. nurses in 10 states, including here in the bay area are holding a candlelight vigil tonight, president obama heads to detroit. in washington republicans and democrats remain far from a deal. a slight ray of hope, as mr. obama and speaker boehner met face-to-face. in washington can't strike a deal by the end of the year all -- automatic spending cuts go into effect. >>> the white house has ordered military to plan on slashing 500 billion from its budget over the next 10 years. federal funding for schools will be cut 8.2% some ideas include eliminating tax deduction for charitable contributions. no longer allowing homeowners who write-off mortgage payments.
waves and there have been numerous aftershocks including one measuring 6.2. >>> the latest from oakland, a man at the see yum last night -- at the coliseum last night at the game fell 30 feet down. he was seriously hurt. christien kafton is live with more. what do you know? >> reporter: well, we know there are a lot of questions about what happened. sometime right around kickoff at last night's game, a man either fell or jumped from the third-level concourse. you can see just how high the fall would be. the man either fell or -- about 30, 50 feet. he fell last night during the raiders/broncos' game. there are conflicting reports whether the fan fell accidentally or whether -- or whether he jumped. it's a very long drop and say incidents like this have happened at the coliseum or other places in the -- places in the country. >> i've heard about that happening. if you are not paying attention, you can fall and unfortunately, he fell yesterday. >> reporter: the workers took him to highland hospital, with serious injuries. so far, authorities are not releasing his identity. the raiders have
>>> a woman found stabbed to death inside this apartment in oakland. why this homicide was part of a very violent morning in the city. >> and a chase ends in a deadly crash in the streets of oakland overnight. what we learned about the person that was killed. >> we're live in the south bay where police will be on the look out for drunk drivers. we'll tell you about a new bill that targets offenders. >> cloudy skies out there and cold, cold, mostly cloudy. but any rain with this system, we'll talk about that and what could be insolves too. time for mornings on 2. >>> good morning welcome to mornings on 2. >> good morning. it's friday december 28th and homicide investigators are looking into the death of three people. in less than two hours this morning two people were shot and killed and a woman was stabbed to death. alex has been following the story since 4:30 this morning and joining us with the latest. >> it was a very busy morning. officers found a woman stabbed to death inside a second floor unit at this apartment building. investigators still on the scene here at the buildi
're not releasing it. the are no arrests at this point, and police do not have any suspects. oakland now approaching 120 homicides for the year above the homicide tote kwr58 -- total last year of 110. >> we have breaking news out of concord. the food max store is shut down because of some sort of enemy cal -- kim cal -- chemical smell. >> an armed suspect has been shot in sacramento after a four-hour standoff with police at a fast food restaurant. you can see smoke rise after police fired a concussion grenade into a jack-in-the-box. officers then ran one of two hostages to safety. the other hostage wall rescued unharmed. the gunman was rushed to the hospital. the incident began at 12:30 this afternoon when the man tried to rob the restaurant. >> controversy brewing on c berkeley campus. students want to ban the salvation army. we're live at cal with a look at what's behind the ban. reporter: students here at uc berkeley say that they really enjoy the holidays but they say they don't want the salvationy army to be any part of it elm student government passed a resolution banning the charity from bell
hour or so. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> we'll stay in oakland for developing news. violence has taken the lives of three people this morning. two were killed in a shooting on mead near san possible low -- san pablo. no word on what led to the violence or if there are any suspects in either case. >>> el cerrito police revealed two officers shot a man they say was pistol-whipping a woman at a gas station, chevron station on poe row last night. somebody called -- >>> they arrived at the scene and encountered a dangerous situation shots were fired injuring one adult male. that male is at the hospital no other suspects. no further threat to this community. >>> man is listed in critical this morning. the contra costa county district attorney's office is leading the investigation. >>> authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed by walnut creek police officers. a story we brought you yesterday morning. the contra costa county coroner's office says he's 22-year-old anthony banta, jr.. they say someone was screaming in the background of the 911 was shot and died on the sce
the year is out. i'll tell you about that later. >> ama: crews in oakland today pulled a body out of the water near the marina in jack london square. homicide investigators responded after people spotted the body this morning. at this point police will only say it's a man who appeared to be in his 60s. police are asking anyone who may have information about him to give them a call. >>> also in oakland, the search is on for two masked gunmen accused of a takeover robbery at a restaurant. happened around 9:00 thursday night at thai noodles. the gunmen robbed four couple offers and employee of cash and took money from the register no reports of any injuries. >>> in an effort to ree prevent crime in oakland, church leaders and community members got together today to spread a powerful message. organizers of today's rally say they're tired of senseless violence everywhere and are calling for a national ban on assault weapons and high capacity clips and are demanding the city of oakland make public safety a priority. >> we demand our mayor declare oakland a state of emergency and get the
against crime in oakland. plus, how one group is honoring one of the youngest victims of violence in oakland last year. >> a sunny saturday, but what's ahead? the forecast is next. >> rick: i'm rick quan. sports is next. and a much-anticipated showdown between stanford and connecticut, proves to >> a west oakland bike shop is honoring the memory of a child shot three years ago, bikes for life organized the rally to discuss violence prevention. community leaders spoke in support of youth programs and the group gave away bicycles. >> we want to bring more unity back to the community, and this is the way we start, with the kids. often they're overlooked. so when all this big money is being spent and decisions about the neighborhood, often it's the youth that's overlooked. >> ama: this is the third year of the bikes for life giveaway, supported by corporate sponsorship. >> in oakland, members of soldiers against violence everywhere, also known as s.a.v.e., demonstrated for action against all violence. organizes met at the corner of 29th avenue and international boulevard. the grassroo
. >>> this is a look at highway 24 through lafayette. and 880 near the oakland coliseum traffic is moving pretty well. it is wet out there. we do have an accident we want to tell you about coming up in a couple minutes. let's head back to the desk. >>> topping our news this morning police in berkeley are still on the scene where a bicyclist was shot and killed outside of a middle school. we will take you out there live at the scene you can see what is going on. this is long fellow middle school. police rushed there after reports of the shooting. they are still out there collecting evidence and looking for clues. a man on a bicycle was shot at least once on the the street. there is no word of motive. >>> four people were shot and wounded near oakland lake merritt and they are being treated for serious injuries. claudine wong is outside the oakland police headquarters with the very latest details on their condition. >> reporter: i talked to to an oakland police sergeant within the last hour. still very early on. keep in mind there is two different crime scenes. officers have been to both crime scenes.
now. it is warm enough for some records. oakland airport was 66. the previous record was 65. it broke its record by 1 degree. downtown oakland by the way was 70 degrees. 71 in santa roughy saw and -- in santa rosa. 66 in san francisco. near 70 degrees in redwood city and head out toward antioch and it was 62 degrees. definitely a mild day, and we had beautiful sunsets. this one was posted to my facebook page from albany hill and it was a gorgeous sunset as you can see there. we will check out live doppler 7hd and show you what it looks like from that perspective. we have our own radar, and it will be tracking rain by the middle of this week. thases when you will need the umbrellas. clear and chilly in the valleys. sunny and mild for your monday. rain tuesday heading into wednesday. here is a look at your morning lows. the coldest locations will be in the wind sheltered valley. 37 in knop paw. napa. 39 in concord. it is chilly down toward san jose, 45 degrees. when you head out the door make sure you grab a coat or jacket. it will be under clear skies first thing in the morning. here
stephenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have learned that the state is investigating the oakland group home that an autistic girl walked away from last week before she was kidnap and had sexually assaulted. this as the suspect 36-year-old gary atkinson was scheduled to make a plea today on kidnapping, rape, and other charges but instead his hearing was pushed back to the 17th. police say atkinson abduct it had teenager from the fright vail bart station. the center has denied our repeated requests for an interview. >>> police in palo alto are warning people to be on guard after two women were attacked on downtown streets. >> almost got sick to my stomach when i first saw it. it was horrible. >> an elderly homeless woman named bunny became the latest victim early sunday morning. police say a man repeatedly punched her in the head and rifled through her pockets for cash. that same morning another woman was pushed to the ground and also punched in her face. the suspect tried to grab her purse but ran off empty handed. >> it was a downright street crime beating somebody in the face is just heino
of the oakland police department. mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan were both there speaking. now, basically what the deal involves is that civil rights attorneys and the city of oakland have agreed to a deal. they did so in federal court that would prevent the federal receivership of the oakland police department. the court documents outline a settlement that still has police reform an oversight just not by the department of justice. the agreement must be approved by the federal judge currently overseeing the case. instead of receivership attorneys, lawyers are calling -- instead of receivership, excuse me, lawyers are calling the deal receivership light. the department would be overseen by someone called a compliance officer. that person would then report back to the judge. ktvu's john was inside that room there where that press conference just ended moments ago and he's been following this story. john, take it from there. >> all right, frank, yeah, they just wrapped up this press conference about one minute ago literally. they just walked out. they're do ago town hall meeting o
determined he had been shot. police say there is no evidence the killing is gang related. >>> in oakland a $10,000 reward is being offered in that city's latest homicide. someone shot and kill the a man on 83rd avenue and d street yesterday afternoon. the victim a 49-year-old man died at the scene. no one has been arrested and the motive is still under investigation. but this is oakland's 122nd homicide that compares to 105 at the same time last year. >>> oakland police are teaming up with their san francisco counterparts to get guns off the streets. they will be hosting a gun buy back program from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.. in oakland drop offs can be made at st. benedicts church and in san francisco at the omega boy's club. >>> police in vallejo are warning people to watch out for fake ipads this holiday shopping season. the warning comes after officers uncovered a stash of fake apple boxes like the one we are showing you there in or picture. instead of ipads the boxes contained black picture frames. the fake devices had an apple cut out logo and wrapped in bubble tape to confuse buyers
explained what oakland unified will now have to do as a punishment. >> reporter: for years, this private religious school has received thousands of dollars in federal funds. $50,000 just this year, dolled out by the oakland unified school district. it's the school that sends its students out to bart stations to solicit money. tonight they left after we approached them. a joint cbs 5 california watch investigation earlier this year questioned the district's lack of oversight, allowing inflated enrollments by the school to get the federal funding, and the school's alleged misuse of that money. the california department of education took a closer look and has ordered the district to repay nearly $25,000. tonight, we reached the district spokesman out of spoke. >> we dispute the notion or the finding that we have misappropriately handled funds. >> reporter: we questioned the school's use of federal money to pay his wife and son as teachers. >> the wife gets paid $100 an hour for her duties as a developmental teacher. that sounds a little excessive. >> it does. i'm not aware of their particul
loves her. it's a shock. >>reporter: ramona foreman mona to family and friends is oakland latest victim of gun violence. mother of 2 and grandmother of 4 was shot and killed only block from his where she lived. >> 2 people shooting we continue know who they were but we definitely know it wasn't meant for my mama. >>reporter: oakland police agree. she was caught if the cross fire of 2 unidentified shooters and was not their intended target. they say she was leaving this dollar store with her sister headed home when bullet started flying. mona hit and died at the corne corner. words quickly spread through the neighborhood and eventually to her family. >> everybody everybody told us it was mama. i ran straight through the yellow tape. >>reporter: today investigators are turning to to witnesses and surveillance camera to help them identify those responsible. >> you know, it's a grandmother and it's an older black woman. >>reporter: another innocent victim of oakland violence. this organization restorative justice for oakland youth working to change that. >> this is a big loss
for a gallon of gas regular gas is $3.62 in san francisco. >> in san jose $3.53. and $3.52. in oakland. the average across california $3.54. >> and a reminder of the bay area favorite way bring in new year is always with kron 4. the biggest partisan spectacular fireworks will be on kron for new year's live show. it's hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich . kron fours news live start at 1130 on new year's eve. >> welcome back the time is 4:14. >> there is plenty of snow off to the side in the lake tahoe area. resort are reporting lots of fresh powder. we are talking feet of fresh powder. and outlets and by three has also been downgraded from and several to moderate. >> i wish i could go there this weekend. the conditions are amazing. i would be careful though. to get a live look at the bay area from our roof in san francisco. the san mateo bridge on the right a quiet start to the morning. more on our weather and traffic. here is our lovely erica. >> happy friday. take a look outside at the golden gate bridge. we do have areas of dense fog. will see an increase in cloud covered thr
happened at the oakland coliseum. a man fell is in critical condition this morning. the california supreme court could pile up position on prop 8 this morning. also an earthquake hits japan this morning we will have more coming out. >> the live look outside in san jose, still looking pretty but dark out there. in dealing with cloudy conditions as well as past patchy dense fog and the north bay. we're expecting plenty of sunshine in the afternoon, a bit warmer than yesterday. mostly clear and cool conditions into the evening. the full forecast is coming up in just a bit but for now over to erika >> the content as back up to the bay bridge plaza continues. to my knowledge the meeting lights are not active and we do not have any problems around the bay area. the east a phrase look good and no problems in the south bay no accidents along the peninsula and: easy drive time. 23 minutes out of the bottle into the city. >> overnight we had a strong earthquake in the northeastern part of japan. it was a 7.3 earthquake and the same area where we had a 9.0 earthquake years ago that killed 2000 people
and was taken to highland hospital in serious condition. live in oakland christien kafton ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are new talks about a new stadium for the raiders. coming up what the nfl says it will do to help the team. >>> two restaurants at the san jose shopping center were evacuated after a friar broke out. they responded around 9:20 last night after reports of spoke inside panda express. it took awhile before they located the source of the fire. firefighters said it had been smoldering for some time. >> so the exterior signs of the restaurants could have been the cause and it was burning in that crawl space. >> and again firefighters say it's possible rainwater leaked into the sign and caused a short circuit. no one was hurt in the fire. the restaurants have water damage but firefighters say they should reopen by today. >>> in overnight news the oakland police swat team surrounded an apartment complex. police tell us warrants were served at 79th and mccarthur. this all started around 11:30 last night and ended at 2:00 a.m.. right now oakland police have not released any informati
a developing story we have three people dead overnight in oakland. first there is a double shooting and that happened on this location on the 8800 block of main street in west oakland. that happened around 1 this morning. there around 230 there is a fatal stabbing of the 550 blocks of walnut street. police are still investigating right now and will traiwill tran is jg us live on the scene. >> the police have been here for about five hours now talking to witnesses and collecting evidence. they're now in the process of removing the 2 million men who were killed here. i spoke with someone who looked out the window and saw at least two rounds fired at the man. before they left they fired more shots at the bodies. at this point we do not have the names of the victims or the motive at this point. i got here shortly before 5:00 in the morning and a handful of police of ulcers were here and now we're seeing more and more officers on the scene. we're on the verge of breaking this case. there's still cameras in the area while it is fresh in seeing that they did talk to any more witnesses. unf
the -- at the oakland coliseum. he was on the third deck and fell or jumped onto the concrete floor on the lower concourse. it appears to have been an accident but police are still investigating. >>> the nfl commissioner is talking about a possible new stadium for the raiders. roger goodell was at last night's game and he says the league is willing to provide as much as $200 million to help build the stadium to keep the team in oakland. goodell says the league's investment would first require a deal between the raiders and oakland officials. we'll see what happens there. commissioner says the raiders and 49ers could possibly work out a deal to share a stadium. the new 49ers stadium in santa clara is topped out. workers have lifted two beams to the highest point of the structure. they were signed by the team, city leaders and hundreds of construction workers. they're moving right along with that. >> look at the two guys on the other side of the beam, they're up there a hundred feet. >>> a phone call and a persistent brother are credited for the rescue of a woman stranded in the snow in the sierra
. >>> thank you, career. >> yesterday afternoon in oakland on third street between broadway and frankly was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. then like a couple fire -- sounded like a coupl
in oakland and three people are killed. two and one location >> the clock is ticking this morning for a solution in washington d.c.. to businesses sunday. the dollar closedesses down 18. we had a big drop right now down 94. the dow just over the $13 mark. >> if amazon as announce this year's holiday sales of the biggest ever. >> if consumers purchased 306 items for second on their peak day this season. >> amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. >> that is a new record for the online retailer. amazons set another record on christmas day for digital download. the candkindle continues to dominate the websites bestsellers. with the kindle fire a stab the leading the way. >> a new study finds have all americans are still holding on to their land lines. the centers for disease control says of the more than 20,000 households interviewed in the first half of 2012. >> off just over half used wireless phones for nearly all fall cause. >> that is less than a 2 percent increase compared to the same time last year. what a small increase? pepper while you're bef
francisco and about 60 in oakland. that's a look at weather. gianna, how's traffic? >> it's not too bad. we are starting to see a few break lights at the altamont pass westbound 580. eastbound 580 there is still roadwork in effect north greenville to north flynn at least one lane closed until with 11:00 today so expect delays on the eastbound side, as well. eastbound highway 4 at loveridge wrapping up in the next few minutes. right now all lanes still shut down for roadwork through there and better news along 101. we had three lanes completely shut down northbound near 92. that's now been cleared. we should get back up to speed within the next few minutes. accident blocking one lane still very early no delays as you work your way through there westbound 80 clear and in fact the eastshore freeway commute looks good. mass transit on time. bart under way with no delays. bart, ace, muni, caltrain and your ferries all no delays. there are street closures near folsom and essex. we are learning that the essex street ramp to the eastbound bay bridge connector is shut down. so we'll let you though w
to track down her killer. >>> four people are wounded in late-night gunfire near oakland's lake merritt. we have new information on the condition of the victim. >>> it's another stormy morning commute in the bay area. heavy traffic in richmond and berkeley. what you need to know before you hit the highway. >> reporter: and the latest storm is hitting the bay area as we speak. we'll tell you how businesses, residents and commuters are preparing, as "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2". i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, december 5th. >>> in the pouring rain, berkeley crime technicians spent the night collecting schools in a fatal shooting outside of a school. alex savidge is live where a woman riding her bicycle was gunned down there. alex? >> reporter: good morning. the woman was likely in her late 40s and early 50s. so far she's not been identified. she was riding her bike along this stretch of sacramento street late last night when she was shot to death. the circumstances before that shooting still unclear fo
those victims. >>> today, oakland police plan to show the hundreds of guns turned in during a bi-back program. the department hosted one of its most -- buy-pack program. the department hosted one of its most successful ones yet. they teamed up to offer $200 per gun, no questions asked. they estimated they helped get 600 guns off the streets. the school massacre in connecticut has re-ignited the gun control debate. coming up at 7:15, the new legislation, dianne feinstein says she is will introduce next month. >>> new this morning, a home invasion just hours ago in san francisco. now the police are busy searching for the robbers. ktvu's brian flores is joining us live in the sunset district with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're live here at the 1600 block of sloat boulevard. still a very active scene here as several san francisco police officers are here investigating that home-invasion robbery that happened earlier this morning. we just got done talking with the resident of the house here. according to san francisco police and the resident we talked to,
a suspicious substance found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders.back live i can telle oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other hig
of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: a previously scheduled gun buyback program for oakland and san francisco got a boost today. hundreds of guns were bought by the oakland and san francisco police department. them to mass roman has the story. >> i just decided to get rid of the guns. >> michelle, who did not want to give her last name, was one of more than 200 people selling their guns to the police. many who waited in this long line were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 27 children in connecticut. >> it hit me strong. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> dana is a vietnam vet and says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. jan was turning in her gun so it could never be used to take a life. >> this is something that might hurt somebody some day. then i would feel terrible about that. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous door nor who contacted the youth program, who contacted the boys c club in san francisco. the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when a community says enough is enough, you got a g
found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders. back live i can tell you the oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other high profil
the raiders build a new stadium in oakland. commissioner roger goodell says the league is willing to contribute money to get it accomplished. goodell also said the raiders could share the arena. >>> the addition of two steel beams hoisted in position today. >>> the dow rose 39 points, the nasdaq was up 15. investors continue to watch washington and talks on the so called fiscal cliff. november job numbers are also due out tomorrow. jobless claims fell sharply last week. the labor department said applications fell to 370,000. claims had temporarily spiked last month after superstorm sandy. analysts say the effects of the storm are still being seen in the four week average which stands at 408,000. >>> there is new information tonight about an albany middle school teacher who killed himself after being accused of sex allegations. 28-year-old james isam saki killed himself in september after police arrested him and searched his home. since then there has been debate about the extent of the crimes. according to court documents unsealed today, he exchanged thousands of flirtatious messa
some security officers will be walking off the job in a couple of days. >>> the oakland raiders have been given an extension to try to avoid a local television blackout this sunday. the team has until noon to meet the deadline to sell out at least 85% of its tickets. sunday's game is the home finale against the kansas chiefs. they are 3-2. the chiefs are 2- 11. oakland has lost six straight. >>> time now 5:17. sal is back. you have everything under control? >> i don't have the raiders under control. >> well, you and dave you will come together and fix it all. >> we are going to try. good morning. dave is our director here who is is a big raider fan. right now highway 4 is getting busier and it always -- i don't know why it surprises me. people are on the road early on highway 4 this morning is no exception. bay point area is a little crowded. 680 looks good. and 24 is looking good right now between walnut creek and oakland. also the morning commute looks good in oakland itself. this is interstate 880 north and southbound you can see from our live picture the traffic looking good. if
when a 21-year-old man died during a drive-by shooting. >>> oakland police have fended off the feds and now a judge needs to sign off on this last- minute deal with civil rights attorneys. instead, they agreed to a compliance director appointed by a judge and paid for by the city. cbs 5 insider phil matier says both sides can claim a partial victory now. >> the plaintiffs will now have someone within the department answerable to the court to make sure that changes are made. most importantly, what they avoid is a complete federal takeover something that would be an embarrassment for the city and could lead it a judge telling them they don't have enough cops and ordering them to hire more. >> according to the "oakland tribune" this makes oakland the first city in the nation to have its police command staff under the authority of a court- appointed director. >>> hundreds of people showed up to talk about crime at an oakland town hall meeting. mayor quan admitted oakland is seeing more violent crime, specifically robberies. police officials talked about programs they are using to fight
that steady stream of traffic sneaking its way back up westbound. up next a look here at 880 near the oakland coliseum. you can see traffic flowing well in both directions. >>> a man is in the hospital after falling about 30 feet inside the coliseum in last nights raiders game. christien kafton is at the oakland coliseum with the investigation. good morning, christien. >> reporter: i have been texting the sheriffs office trying to find out more about this. here's what we do know during or right before last nights game a fan was on the third deck there. you can see how high that deck is there and either fell or jumped to the lower concourse below. the fan fell an estimated 30-50 feet to land on the concrete below. that fan fell during last nights raiders-broncos game. emt, police, and sheriffs deputies were on scene and able to respond quickly. there are conflicting reports over whether that fan fell or jumped. emergency workers took that fan to highland hospital just 3.5 miles away with serious injuries. his identity has not been released at this point. the raiders have released a statement s
. d-con. get out. >>> good morning. oakland raiders fan fighting for his life right now. fell from the third deck of the oakland coliseum. what police are telling us this morning. >>> tsunami hits the coast of japan after a strong earthquake. how that warning stands right now. >>> and more financial hardship expected for city college of san francisco. we'll tell you why and how students will be effected. >>> plus locked out of the battle over the fiscal cliff. why california congresswoman nancy pelosi and other leaders are not being allowed to negotiate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. i want to start with weather and traffic. weather rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> fair weather in the forecast. lasting through the weekend. hopefully that brings a smile to your face. tgif to you. we're off to a chilly start this morning. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. temperatures running warm for december and it will be a trend we se
bill board. abc 7 news is live for us in west oakland. >> we're talking about several new bill boards out there. this vigil just wrapping up here. they had it heer because this is where this career center would be locate bud some say the plan to pay for it is a sellout for the community. one blight is another funding source. that is the gift of the controversy over thousand pay for a new job and resource center. a proposed deal between the and i army base developer would fund the center with<í proceeds with five new bright and shiny bill boards. they would join the three that are already there. >> i will grant you that. but those decisions have been made in negotiated since the bill boards goring to be there, revenue from the bill board is and ought to fund the job center. >> oakland clergy joined to hold a vigil and prayer service. the events held on 18th and adeline. opponents say the proposed deal is ultimately a bad one for the community. >> we want jobs and a job center. to base it on polluting the landscape it trying to pit us against each other. that is the intention of this.
past emeryville, port of oakland to san francisco, clear, crisp air, live doppler spins and picks up clear air this morning. this time tomorrow, going to start seeing rain in the north bay. one day reprieve from this active pattern. here's a look at temperatures, only reporting station inland is not in the 30s is antioch at 40 within. san francisco 45. san -- san jose 39. mid to upper 30s monterey bay and inland. today partly cloudy, cool and dry, no need for the wet weather gear. tomorrow and saturday, absolutely. more chances of utilizing that next week. low to mid 50s today from 52 concord, 56 oakland, fremont, palo alto, santa rosa, 55 in san francisco and san jose, sunny monterey temperatures inland from 54 to 56°. cold tonight, 30s inland, a few 30s, fremont, palo alto, clouds on the increase through the morning. light rain starting to develop early during tomorrow's morning commute in the north bay, we get a reprieve today yesterday's wet weather maker wreaking havoc in southern california. unsettled cold flow coming from alaska, 4:00 tomorrow morning by 7:00 all of us except
are learning more about a shooting in oakland this morning that wounded four people. officers say they found three men suffering from gunshot wounds around 7:30 this morning near international boulevard, between 84th and 85th avenues. all three men were hospitalized. a fourth female victim was dropped off at the hospital. all of the victims are expected to be okay. police say two people were arrested in connection with this shooting. >>> a teenage boy is in critical condition after a drive-by shooting in san francisco's intermission district. police say just before 1:30 this morning, four men in a car opened fire on the teen near the intersection of potraro avenue and 24th. the wounded boy managed to walk a block to san francisco general hospital. the victim's name and age have not been released. >>> we are on storm watch again tonight. the latest system is bringing lingering rain across the bay area, starting this morning in the north bay, then moving south. here's a look at the scene, at san francisco's union square, was the wet weather didn't deter holiday shoppers. it is causing delays o
. >>> two adults and juvenile had been raised for the shooting deaths in oakland. 14-year-old raquel and 15-year-old bobby were gunned down on a quiet street corner. a car drove by and fired at least 36 shots. >>> a 16-year-old boy was accused of paint be bomb threats. this graffiti name add teacher from monta vista high. we have obscured his name to protect his identity. almost identical messages were sprayed on the walls in two other schools in the area. classes were canceled at monta vista hey and neighboring lincoln school. >>> a possible power shift in japan on abc 7 news this morning. >> also in the effort to avoid the fiscal cliff the >> a cyclone that raked sim mow yaw is baring down on fiji. thousandss are left homeless by sigh co cyclone evan. people who survived a deadly 2009 tsunami say this storm is an even worse disaster. tourists are back lacklogged at airports in new zoe land. >> -- new zealand. >> we may get people in the front but they are prit tooefr booked. >>> they are among the tourists who have been evacuatedd from fiji and are camped out trying to find a way home. >>
you can expect coming up. >>> and church service in oakland had a bullet strike a baby stroller. >>> volunteers are set to arrive at glide and they are there to serve christmas meals and we will tell you how many of them will be served up today. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us this tuesday morning, december 25th, i am pam cook. >> i am brian flores, let's take a look at our weather, merry christmas to you rosemary. >> yes, we have splash and dash showers out there and eventually it will be a steady rain and with that rain will come wind as well and maybe hail and lightning. looking at storm tracker 2, wind doppler radars you can see all over southern california is where the steady rain is and a few scattered showers are in and around fairfield right up to air base parkway and if we shift, we have more rain over napa reported earlier this morning and i am tracking scattered showers and i will have a timeline later of what you can expect of what and went coming up, good morning, tara. >>> we have video coming into our news
. it happened yesterday. it was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. police don't believe it was a random attack. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. sounded like a couple firecrackers going off actually. >> detectives hoped to see what hap
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